Artists / Rukavishnikov Alexander

Rukavishnikov Alexander
Moscow, Russia

Total artworks: 24

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Academician of the Russian Fine Arts Academy, was born in Moscow in 1950. Graduated from the State Institute of Fine Arts, he has participated in numerous shows and exhibitions; his sculptures were acquired by the Tretyakov Gallery, Ludwig Museum in Germany, many other museums and galleries both in Russia and abroad.
In 1984 Rukavishnikov was awarded the Silver medal of the French Academy of Arts for the sculptural composition of John Lennon. This book places Rukavishnikov’s career and work into the social context of contemporary Russia and explores his approach to a number of themes – including allegorical and portrait subjects – and techniques (painting, drawing, sculpture among the others).